Patrícia Domingues


PATRÍCIA DOMINGUES (1986, Lisbon, Portugal)

At the age of 15 she started her studies in the jewellery field and was trained as a goldsmith. In 2007 she travelled to Spain to study artistic jewellery at the Massana School in Barcelona. There she spent two years studying and a further one year as an exchange student at the Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn. Her final project was tutored by Professor Ramón Puig Cuyás. In 2013 Patricia finished a Master of Arts at the Gemstone and Jewellery Design Department, University of Trier in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, guided by Professors Theo Smeets, Ute Eitzenhöfer and Lothar Brügel.

Since 2009 she has participated in collective and solo exhibitions throughout Europe and abroad. Her work has been recognized by internationally jewellery awards: New Traditional Jewellery in Amsterdan (2012), Talente Award in Munich (2014), Mari Funaki Award for emerging artist in Australia (2014) and the Young Talent Prize of the European World Crafts Council in Belgium (2015). Currently Patricia is a PhD student in Arts at the University of Hasselt & PXL – MAD in Belgium.  Bio